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How to Deal with Repressed Emotions and How They Might Be Hurting You: Micro-Traumas

Noam Lightstone Psychology 11 Comments

You’ve probably heard a common saying that goes something like: “Don’t bring up the past in arguments. Only deal with what’s going on right now.” This could be directed at the angry girlfriend who yells at her boyfriend about something not putting a dish away, but is really still mad about the fact that he went out with his friends instead of …

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The One Thing That Craters Mental Health Awareness In Society Today

Noam Lightstone Psychology Leave a Comment

I once knew a guy who, for the sake of this article, we will call Jay. Everything seemed to be going well for Jay – He was always smiling, energetic, and his promotion business he recently started was doing well. He had a beautiful girlfriend, loved to party, and generally seemed to always be in a high state of affairs. …

Connection And Stories Form Threads Between People

Why Discovering Your Stories Will Lead To Amazing Connections And How To Do It

Noam Lightstone Dating And Relationships Leave a Comment

Everyone has stories, and those stories weave the threads of our lives together into a complex web full of emotion, victory, heartbreak, struggle, love, and loss. You may have some smaller stories, about struggling at the gym to gain muscle, how you moved out for the first time, your first job, and where you first lived. But you have some deeper stories too. …

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The Avoider Mentality and the Fear of Intimacy

Noam Lightstone The Avoider Mentality, Fear of Intimacy, and Avoidant Personality Disorder (AvPD) 174 Comments

The insecurity and unknown burrows into your brain like a parasite, constantly clawing at you and never relenting. You hate the feelings of the unknown that cause the tightness in your chest, that choke your throat. You try to speak to them but it never comes out right, it never comes out as the way that you think it should …

What’s Your Laycount, Bro?

Noam Lightstone Life Lessons And Experiments 4 Comments

What’s your number? Your count? How many lays? How many dragons have you slayed?   How many women have you been with?   For some reason this number will always be at in the subconscious of how men are judged. No matter what, it seems that we as men regard this number quite highly no matter where our main interests …

A Breakdown of Bipolar Disorder

Michael Mitchell Psychology 9 Comments

This is the first guest post at Light Way of Thinking, written by my friend, Mike Mitchell. Mike is a charismatic guy who surprised me when he mentioned he suffers from bipolar mood disorder. I asked him to talk about what it’s like to live with bipolar on a daily basis.   Having a bipolar mood disorder (BPD) is not …